Bathukamma Festival of Andhra Pradesh
Name of Festival : Bathukamma Festival
Major Territory of Celebration
Bathukamma Festival is a Autumn festival celebrated by the Hindu women of Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh, India.
Time of celebration (Months)
This Festival is celebrated by the Low Backward Castes women. It commences on the first day of the lunar month, Aswayuja and ends on Mahamavami one day before Dussera called as Durgashtami.This Festival is falls on the month of September/October.
About Festival :
Bathukamma is a beautiful flower stack, arranged with seasonal flowers, in seven concentric layers .Bathukamma words make ( Bathuku + Amma ) Bathuku means in Telugu live/life, and Amma means mother so that Bathukamma, is celebrated for the glory of a Low-Backward-Caste Folk Goddess, later denoted as Goddess Gauri.